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Jun 30

Sun Safety and Water Safety Tips

Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Kids don’t have to be at the pool, beach, or on vacation to get too much sun. Their skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays whenever they’re outdoors.  Click here for tips on summer sun safety. […]

Jun 27

Summer Child Safety Tips

Your suspicion is correct:  June, July and August are more dangerous for children than other months, at least if we use deadly unintentional injuries as the measure.  Nearly one-third of all fatal child injuries occur during these three months.  Click here for tips on how to keep your child safe during the summer.

Jun 27

10 Ideas to Get You and Your Child Exploring Outdoors

Exploring the great outdoors can be useful for summer learning and families looking to spend quality time together.  Here are some activities that can be used to observe, document and interact with nature:  10 ideas  

Jun 27

Board of Health to Meet July 19

The Ringgold County Board of Health will meet at the Public Health office on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at 6:00 PM. Please note that this is a change from the routine meeting time of the fourth Wednesday of every other month. Please contact Becky Fletchall at the public health office (641-464-0691) if you would like […]